Head of U.S. Human Resources - Cerberus Capital Management
Kate Swords is Head of U.S. Human Resources for Cerberus Capital Management, a global leader in alternative investing with 1,000 employees and $60 billion in assets under management. A 16-year veteran of the company, Swords has worked as an analyst, in operations, accounting, regulatory reporting, and investor relations at the firm. She joined HR to make a greater impact on her colleagues’ wellbeing in the workplace and focuses on working mindfully and sustainably in the fast-paced financial industry. She is an expert on how companies can foster an environment for employees that connects to their purpose and meaning at work. Swords is a certified meditation coach and founded the Meditation Club at Cerberus having led hundreds of daily meditation sessions for employees.